Youthrive Articles

We are very proud of the team we have grown here at Youthrive and celebrate their achievements in the industry. Here you will find a collection of published articles and helpful resources for parents, prepared by our exceptional team.

Developing the vocabulary skills vital for success!

November 19th, 2018

By Sabina Pyne, Youthrive Speech Pathologist   Did you know that vocabulary growth helps kids think and learn about [...]
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How cooking can help children with anxiety

October 23rd, 2018

By Chris Dickson, Youthrive Psychologist   Today, children a [...]
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Goal-setting with your child’s therapist: why it’s important

September 24th, 2018

By Dr Kelly Bowers, Youthrive Clinical Psychologist Goal [...]
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School Readiness: How to prepare your child for their first year of school

September 11th, 2018

Getting ready to send your little ones to school for the very first time can be an exciting and scary time, but a little bit of forward planning can make this transition a breeze! Being ‘school ready’ means a child has the skills they need for [...]
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I think my child has a mental health condition – What should I do?

September 6th, 2018

By Haylea Hodges, Youthrive Psychologist   [...]
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Self-care (when you’re not coping)

August 16th, 2018

No doubt we have all heard of self-care before. We may have even tried it once or twice. It’s hard. It takes time that we don’t often have. And why is it so important anyway? We’ve coped with persistent challenges before – and on a daily basis! [...]
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Play is the way!

June 11th, 2018

By Emma McKay, Youthrive Occupational Therapist   What is play? Play is an important way [...]
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Youthrive now offers school-based integrated therapy services!

June 11th, 2018

At Youthrive, we are passionate about children’s development and assisting children to reach their full potential. Youthrive provides an integrated therapy service, including psychology, speech pathology and occupational therapy, at four conven [...]
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7 tips to improve your child’s social and communication skills

March 22nd, 2018

Is my child developing social and communication skills appropriately? Imagine not having the necessary skills to communicate and interact with your friends, family, co-workers, or the cashier at the supermarket. How would it [...]
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How to reduce your child’s exam anxiety

March 19th, 2018

Although the magnitude of exams vary from year to year, the pressure of performing well can often cause unwanted stress and anxiety, at any age. What is anxiety? In order for you to provide effective support for your chil [...]
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